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KWA Construction Celebrates Thanksgiving with Potluck Lunch

KWA Construction Celebrates Thanksgiving with Potluck Lunch

Thanksgiving is always a special time for us at KWA Construction. We’re like family and to show our appreciation for all of our hard working employees, we like to bring everyone together for a Thanksgiving potluck lunch. Every year we have a great turnout of happy faces ready to enjoy...

December 1, 2015


Dallas-Fort Worth Multifamily Market Still Going Strong

Dallas-Fort Worth Multifamily Market Still Going Strong

There’s no doubt that the multifamily industry is experiencing an upswing of extremely rapid growth. While some industry experts are concerned about oversupply, at a Dallas Builders Association meeting on the local apartment market, Cameron McIntosh from MPF Research reported that the multifamily market in DFW is in a very...

November 17, 2015


Construction Industry Lends a Hand to Help the Hungry

Construction Industry Lends a Hand to Help the Hungry

Normally when the topic of hunger or starvation is mentioned, minds race to impoverished, developing countries overseas. It may come as a surprise that nearly 14 percent of households in America are food insecure, meaning these homes lack access to a sufficient amount of nutritious food. With help from companies...

November 9, 2015


The Belleview Apartments Announced as Finalists for NAHB’s 2015 Pillars of the Industry Award, Best Affordable Apartment Community

The Belleview Apartments Announced as Finalists for NAHB’s 2015 Pillars of the Industry Award, Best Affordable Apartment Community

The Belleview Apartments, a 164-unit mixed-use development in Dallas’ South Side neighborhood, has been announced as a finalist in National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 2015 Pillars of the Industry Award for Best Affordable Apartment Community. KWA Construction, along with developer Matthews Southwest and BGO Architects, completed the apartments in...

October 1, 2015


The Rise of Construction Costs

The Rise of Construction Costs

Don’t be fooled by the headlines. While building material pricing took a short dip earlier this year and price increases overall have been minimal since then, the continued shortage in skilled labor is offsetting any gains made on the material side of the construction business. The commercial real estate market...

September 29, 2015


Training and Education to Reverse Labor Shortage

Training and Education to Reverse Labor Shortage

The two-year recession that began in late 2007 resulted in almost 30 million Americans losing their jobs. During this time, there was a huge decrease in the need for labor in the construction industry with nearly 2 million construction workers laid off between 2007 and 2009. Many of the laid-off...

September 24, 2015


Physically Impossible Skyscrapers

Physically Impossible Skyscrapers

It may not seem physically possible for a 950-foot-tall building to be just less than 60 feet wide and still hold its stature against the wind, but for Stephen DeSimone, president of DeSimone consulting Engineers in New York, working with the wind, instead of against it, is what makes these...

September 17, 2015


How the Meaning of Mixed-Use Has Changed Over Time

How the Meaning of Mixed-Use Has Changed Over Time

To define the concept of “mixed-use” into a singular, nationwide definition is nearly impossible. Different target markets, financial needs, geographical characteristics and developer visions result in no two developments looking alike. Flexibility is the driving force that makes mixed-use such a popular concept. Mixed-use isn’t a new concept. In fact,...

September 10, 2015



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